Category: Land in the Stars

May
30

Walk the Crossroads | Episode 23: LiTS Roll System

The basis of the system is a D20 (Twenty Sided Dice) rolled for each participant. Players who participate each roll a D20, and the highest number wins all. If players have a related skill to the roll they can turn the rank into a modifier (a number added) applied to the roll. If you want […]

May
21

What the Sierd are Avalonic Mecha? Part 2

“The rage of the ascendant consumes the eternal.” Mecha across the Empire and beyond are bear many names. They are named for their model, and the reputation they gain in battle. Some carry names such as the Black Knight, Red Maelstrom and Tempest Thunder. All of this information is recorded and easily referenced using the […]

Apr
15

What the Sierd is Stem Tek? Part 1

“The power of Psi surrounds us, penetrates us, and binds all as one.” -Old Errant Proverb. The power of Proto-Synergetic Induction is one that only a limited few in the Triad are able to command. Individuals who can command the power of Psi energy are known as “Genics” and are a rare few often considered […]

Apr
02

What the Sierd Avalonic Mecha? Part 1

“Master works of power, and the playthings of self-proclaimed Kings and Queens.” Mecha were developed in the ending years of the Second Expansion Era by members of the secretive scientists and smiths of Excalibur Station. However, these were only the first Faerin models, with earlier variants appearing under the direct control Gwagaruh. The Eoten first […]

Feb
20

Themes: Ethics

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Ethics are an interesting subject to ponder when writing. What kind of morals are your characters going to have? Is the world driven by black and white systems of seeing the world? Or is it all grimdark like Warhammer 40k? […]

Feb
05

What the Sierd are Avalonic Starships? Part 3

“Drop sail-shift, change to half fusion, open gun ports ensign!” Throughout the Sea of Stars a variety of spacecraft sail through the depths of the vacuum. Most are registered with the internal archives of the Artificiers Guild and others are hidden from the sight of the Triad. Legends are abound of ghost ships, lost civilizations […]

Feb
03

Walk the Crossroads | Episode 20: Mecha of Avalon

The Mecha of Avalon have fought in long wars, and are used by many factions. From the terrifying Eoten, the valiant Chevalier, to the fearsome mysterious Wak’a. Plumb the secrets of these bio-logical weapons, and learn the technologies that give them life.

Jan
07

What the Sierd are Avalonic Starships? Part 2

“Its a hard enough life, full of toil an’ strife we astraliners undergo!” The life of those who work the star lanes is far from easy and is one filled with trouble. Every astraliner knows that the Sea of Stars is far from forgiving. Only a few thin layers of seal protect everyone who sails […]

Dec
22

What the Sierd are Avalonic Starships? Part 1

“Drop to Sail-shift and prepare to fire.” The Avalonic Starship is a thing of terror, beauty, and over-wrought elegance. A recreation of ancient sailing vessels that once plied the seas of Elys and Aru. These combinations have changed over time as the need for design and defense have further evolved the ongoing standardization of solar […]

Dec
10

Site Update

When the dreamer awakes, the world shall be torn asunder. -Nuadan Prophecies Arteɲei Shunle, Artemis to you, as the Amazones say. Hello everyone, this is Padraic O’C aka ShadowedSin, and I’ve recently updated the design and look of the site! After two years of a lighter design I’ve decided to adopted a darker skin in […]